The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook
An Integrative Program to Understand and Manage Your BPD
By Fox, Daniel J
In The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook, a psychologist and expert in treating borderline personality disorder (BPD) offers an integrative approach to help readers manage symptoms, gain greater self-control and build a more confident self
Introducing a breakthrough, integrative approach to managing your borderline personality disorder (BPD). If you've been diagnosed with BPD you may feel a number of emotions - including shock, shame, sadness, abandonment, emptiness, or even anger. Even worse, you may be tempted to research your diagnosis online, only to find doomsday scenarios and terrible prognoses everywhere you click. Take a deep breath. You can get through this - and this workbook will help guide you. Despite what you may have read or been told, BPD is not the worst thing that can happen to you. Like many mental health issues, it manifests on a continuum and while some people may experience extreme symptoms and consequences on one end, others may be less affected on the other. What do you all have in common? You likely experience difficulty balancing your emotions, thoughts and behaviours that disrupt how you see yourself and the success you have in relationships. And you may even have trouble seeing yourself clearly - continuously switching from the hero to the villain of the story you've written about your life. So, how can you make sense of it all and start on the road to healing? Rather than utilizing a one-size-fits-all treatment, this ground-breaking and comprehensive workbook meets you where you are on your therapeutic journey and provides an integrative approach to treating BPD drawing on evidence-based dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and interpersonal therapy. With this compassionate workbook, you'll gain a greater understanding of your BPD, uncover your own emotional triggers and discover your own personal motivators for positive change. Your BPD has determined how you see and live your life but it doesn't have to define you forever. With this workbook as your guide, you'll be ready to face your diagnosis head-on, and take those important first steps toward lasting wellness.
Daniel J. Fox, PhD, is a licensed psychologist in Texas, international speaker and award-winning author. He has been specializing in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders for over fifteen years in the state and federal prison system, universities and in private practice. His specialty areas include personality disorders, ethics, burnout prevention and emotional intelligence. He has published several articles in these areas and is author of The Clinician's Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders, The Narcissistic Personality Disorder Toolbox and the award-winning Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic Workbook. Fox has been teaching and supervising students for more than fifteen years at various universities across the United States, some of which include West Virginia University, Texas A&M University, University of Houston, Sam Houston State University and Florida State University. He is currently an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Houston and maintains a private practice that specializes in the assessment and treatment of individuals with complex psychopathology and personality disorders. Fox has given numerous workshops and seminars on ethics and personality disorders; personality disorders and crime; treatment solutions for treating clients along the antisocial, borderline, narcissistic and histrionic personality spectrum, emotional intelligence; narcissistic personality disorder and its impact on children and partners; managing mental health within the prison system and others. Fox maintains a website and is on social media to present various treatment interventions focused on working with and attenuating the symptomatology related to individuals along the antisocial, borderline, narcissistic and histrionic personality spectrum. Learn more at www.drdfox.com.
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27 Jun 2019
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